Thank you Freddy.
It doesn't start either way: connected or disconnected. When connected, the light on the power-cord is green, i.e. battery is full. I took out the back cover, and the label on the battery says it is not removable.
I tried another charger (that works), and still it doesn't start. I also tried my charger with another macbook, and it works there.
If the battery is dead, then it should start when connected?
.I was actually going to ask you if the same charger worked in another machine for that reason.Even with a dead battery it should start up when the power cable is plugged in.I really hate to tell you this but that unfortunately means the motherboard has failed and needs to be replaced.You can get a replacement board from here: Click HereIf you bring it to a local technician instead of doing it yourself the part will cost between $80 and $100.The labor should be about an hour and most technicians charge $65 to $75 per hour.At the very most this should cost $200 to get fixed, any more than that and I would find another shop.I sincerely XXXXX XXXXX could have given you better news.
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I won't take much of your time, but I am surprised (not to say disappointed). I have been using mac since 1992, and this is the first time this happens to me. How frequent this could happen?
How difficult it is to replace the board? Can I do it my self?